Try contacting blues scholar Paul Oliver in the UK. Surely, he has a good-quality photo somewhere. There are decent photos of her in some of his books.
I'm sorry, but I do not have his contact information, but perhaps someone else here does.
--- In RedHotJazz@yahoogroups.com, <betsy@...> wrote:
> Clara Smith will be honored in the first phase of the new Music Trail in
> her hometown of Spartanburg SC. Can anyone tell me where we might find a
> photograph of her? The ones on the internet are too low-res for the
> Betsy Teter
> Spartanburg SC